Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela celebrates his 95th birthday today. Take a look at the life of the global icon.
Nelson Mandela, a lawyer and anti-apartheid activist, emerged from a 27-year prison term in 1990 and within four years became president of South Africa. He went on to become one of the most recognized faces in the world and force in the human rights movement and global effort to fight AIDS.
Investigators say a new phone scam seems to be emerging in our area and across state lines.
A money website says the financial picture for a locally-based camera maker is blurry.
A family in Reading has been forced out of their home by a fire.
An 88-year-old woman is the victim of a robbery which occurred Wednesday.
President Obama is making another pitch to raise the federal minimum wage.
A Wernersville woman is back behind bars for allegedly ransacking cars outside a hospital, and police said she has struck before.
A homeless couple was involved in a domestic dispute Wednesday, and the man was stabbed, police said.
A Kutztown High School assistant field hockey coach accused of failing to tell police about an alleged rape has turned herself in.
Internet safety and cyber bullying are serious issues facing today's teenagers.
There are Eagles fans, and then there's Barry Vagnoni of Berks County, a longtime fan of the team who's in a league of his own.
Job numbers are on the rise across the United States. But in some areas, life is still pretty miserable.
Mozart and Monet die, the 21st Amendment repealing prohibition is ratified, the Montgomery Bus Boycott begins, and O.J. Simpson heads to prison, all on this day.